Category: BuzzFeed

Phoenix police have opened an investigation into allegations that a woman in a vegetative state for more than a decade was sexually assaulted at a private nursing care facility — and recently gave birth to a baby boy. Police spokesperson Sgt. Tommy Thompson confirmed to BuzzFeed News on Friday that detectives were looking into the…

Two South Carolina sheriff’s deputies have been criminally charged for driving a van through floodwaters during Hurricane Florence in September, drowning two women locked in the back after the van was overtaken by water. Deputy Stephen Flood was charged with two counts of involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide, and Joshua Bishop was charged with involuntary…

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives passed legislation to fully fund the government Thursday evening, but it is heading nowhere, and Congress is bracing for a potentially long shutdown. Nine federal departments and numerous agencies have been shut down since Dec. 22. An estimated 800,000 federal workers are affected. The House bills would fund the…